Murchison Falls National Park
It’s the largest in Uganda and covers an estimated area of about 3840 sq. km, bigger than any other conservation area in Uganda.
It’s situated in the northwest, which is about 90km from Masindi town, it comprises of Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife reserves, where River Nile explodes viciously from end to end of a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to fall into a frothing pool 43m below.
Some of the amazing wildlife available for you to see in this gem include Lions,
Kobs, Chimpanzees in Budongo forest, Giraffes, Elephants, various bird species and many others. Wildlife populations in the Murchison falls national park have greatly recovered from poaching and political insurgence in this region which it suffered in 1980’s but now restored following the support rendered by Uganda wildlife authority and other NGOs. 95% of all the animals can now be sighted while on a 3 hrs game drive either in the morning or afternoon.
Nile River does accommodate most of Uganda’s reptiles, including the crocodiles, Hippos, water birds, shoebill stork around L. Albert. Chimps are habituated in Rabongo forests which is in southeast of the park and many of the tropical forest animals.